Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Keeping out All Draughts Lowers the Energy Bills

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Keeping out All Draughts Lowers the Energy Bills

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SAVE money this winter by weather-proofing your home.

Draught proofing is a great way to lower energy costs and keep the house warm throughout winter by defending the home from the elements.

The cost-saving initiative is perfect for both warm and cool months, as it maintains temperatures inside the home all-year round, reducing the need for heaters in winter and air-conditioners in summer.

Bunnings national hardware buyer John Campbell provides his expert advice on keeping an efficient, clean and warm house this winter:

Draught proofing can save money each year on your energy bills as your house will use much less energy and run more efficiently.

Draught proofing is an inexpensive way to maintain temperatures inside the home across the cooler months as there is less need to use heaters.

Bunnings stock a wide range of weather-proofing products.

Head in to a store to speak to an expert team member about which item is best suited for your home.

Installing draught-proofs reduces cleaning time as dust, insects, and other mess, are prevented from entering the house through gaps in door and window seals. Weather stripping can be easily completed as a DIY project, with no professional help required.

Bunnings suggests draught proofing the home at the beginning of autumn before cooler temperatures, wind and dust become more apparent.

Raven Door Seal - Protect your home over the cooler months with this aluminium sealer, equipped with a quality rubber blade that seals gaps of up to 16 millimetres.

This nifty product automatically lifts to clear carpet and tightly seals single doors when closed.

Raven Door Seal White PVC - The Raven bottom door sweep seal fits all doors up to 915 millimetres, making it ideal for sliding, screen and internal doors.

The door sealer is self-adhesive and can be cut to size to fit your chosen door. …

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